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, there are three major stories we're following. israel seems on the brink of all-out war with hamas. tanks and troops appear to be preparing for a ground war. here, stateside, republicans met at the state house to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. earlier today, general david petraeus said that the cia talking points meant for the susan rice appearance recentlyally contain the information that there was evidence of al qaeda's elements involved in this attack. but it appears as if those talking points were altered by the white house or somebody close to the white house to remove any reference to al qaeda's involvement in the attacks. we have yet to discover who has changed the talking points to make the president look for favorable and mislead you, by falsely labeling the 9/11 attacks over spontaneous mob over the video. petraeus has no idea what was provided to rice or who was the author of the talking points that she used that, he had no idea she was going on the talk shows until the white house announced it one or two days before. now, the looming question is, in this coverup, who did it
. and israel has stepped up its air assault. a few hours ago, war planes bombed hamas government and security compounds. israel is sending more reservists to the border and everyone is waiting for israel troops to invade. hamas is launching even more rockets into israel, even longer-range rockets that landed in tel aviv and jerusalem. in all, hamas rockets have killed three israelis. the israel offensive has killed 28 palestinians. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers tell us how the events are playing out on the streets here. >> both sides locked in passionate protest that are escalating with the growing violence abroad and a ground swell of pro-palestine report is fueling demonstrations in san francisco for the second day in a row. >> reporter: like the fight for abortion rights and same-sex marriage, all too often there is little middle ground when it comes to israel and palestine. >> the people are screaming for the legal nation of the state and calling us nazis. >> it's really hard to understand this. >> reporter: the scale of these protests, outside the israel consulate in san francisco, speak
internal politics. the situation in israel and goesa has gotten very bad indeed. want to show you an abc news clip about all the latest developments [sirens wailing] >> sirens sounded today in tel aviv send ising residents fleeing for cover. an explosion heard in the city but the rocket appears to have fallen into the sea. this is the second day will palestinian militants have fired on teleaveef the first air tark tack on the city in decades. the antimussil system has stopped half of the rockets fired. israel says it struck 150 sites overnight the military claims some were are used to launch rockets. of the prime minister from egypt visited gaza meeting with hamas's deputy prime minister and touring a hospital. the prime minister called for an end to the attacks. 16,000 israeli reserve is soldiers are mobilizing signaling a possible ground invasion. >> we will continue to exercise prudence while defending our citizen is against terrorism. >> protests against both sides are being held around the world including mi
in israel is safe. the militants say they're making that point clear by launching rockets at jerusalem in tel aviv. nobody reported hurt in those attacks and the rocket hamas fired at jerusalem actually landed outside the city. it's the first time a palestinian rocket has hit anywhere near jerusalem since 1970. in fact, targeting that city is something of a risk for militants because first of all, hundreds of thousands of palestinians live there. and the area where the rocket landed is just a short distance away from the mosque, the third holiest site in all of islam. meanwhile, israeli air strikes slammed into palestinian territory in gaza for the third straight day and the israeli military called up thousands of reservists, a potential precursor to a ground war. >> we are preparing for any possibility, a ground operation is a possibility, although it hasn't been decided on at this point. >> all this just days after the israeli army reported it had killed a top hamas commander in an air strike. defense officials saying this video shows that take down. and at this hour, neither the isr
for our economy. so the question is now another topic. will israel launch a major ground operation to wipe out hamas? the israelis did take out another top hamas leader today. not long after, air raid sirens went off in jerusalem, and egypt sends its prime minister to the gaza strip in a show of solidarity with the -- and did general petraeus pull a 180 degree turn in testimony today? in september he said it was videos and spontaneous demonstrations. today he said the cia knew all along it was a terrorist attack in libya. this story gets worse and worse, more and more complicated and we are going to parse through it. first up, with the fiscal cliff only 45 short days away, are we facing a stalemate or is there a new kissy huggy era coming to washington, d.c.? we've got two kissy huggy cnbc contributors. jared bernstein, former vice president, biden chief economist, and kissy huggy jim pethokoukis of the american enterprise institute. jimmy p., i love this new washington picture. and i don't want to be pessimistic. i want to be optimistic. maybe they can make a deal. but here's what i worry
hamas, pero crece la posibilidad de un ataque terrestre de israel a gaza, para eso israel movilizó a decenas de miles de reservista, enrique zimmerman con la información. >>> con columnas de humo a ambos lado de la frontera, hace 3 días, tras 150 cohetes lanzados desde gaza, la fuerza aerea de jerusalen >>> cada vez que suena la sirena, ella dice que se protege en el refugio, dos indicios que hamas está dispuesto a escalar sus ataques, en jerusalén la sorpresa es total, el primer ministro de israel tuvo una reunión con los ministros de defensa. >>> el líder israelí advirtió que su país continúa la lucha contra el terrorismo, 16 mil reservistas fueron movilizados el viernes, el gobierno de israel debate la posibilidad de movilizar 59 mil miembros más de la reserva, haddid cree que no hay que atacar pero está en minoría. >>> al escalada de violencia va en aumento, 3 cuartos de la población del país, viven bajo la sombra de los misiles, ante esta situación la reacción de israel es más contundente. >>>e l primer ministro de egipto visitó gaza para solidarizarse con h
. israel expanded its air assault, bombing the prime minister's compound and other official buildings. the assault also killed a hamas commander. in israel troops are gathering at the border where many roads into gaza are closed. the military is ready for a ground assault with just an hour's notice, and the u.s. positioned the war ship "iwo jima" nearby but the location is classified. the egyptian prime minister visited gaza yesterday and prepared to mediate a truce. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon is expected to visit next week. the widening scope of the assault sparking fears of a violent new chapter in the arab israeli conflict. forces are launching rockets back and forth in the gaza strip and israel. yesterday one missile was aimed right at jerusalem. nbc news foreign correspondent is live for us in gaza. that jerusalem angle, that had not been seen for quite some time. let's get to what's happening right now around you. >> good morning, alex. yeah, we can -- let me bring you up to date on the air strikes here. according to palestinian health officials the death toll from israe
as israel and gaza militants launch hundreds of rockets at one another as concerns grow at this hour that they're closing in on an all-out war a. short time ago, the israeli military said its iron dome defense system shot down another incoming rocket bound for tel aviv. joining us now, leeland vittert on the border with the very latest on the growing crisis. >> right now we are waiting to see if the tanks will cross the black abyss that is behind me into gaza where we have watched the rockets fly out of all night as i speak. you can hear the buzzing sound of israeli drones and f-16s as they head in on their bombing sorties trying to search out the rocket crews and hit them with a missile before they can send things raining down on nearly a million israeli civilians in the line of fire. through the afternoon, gaza militants launched countless rocket volleys, firing one toward tel aviv where air raid sirens sent beach goers running for cover. the iron dome system intercepted it before it could hit the city. but it doesn't always work that way. this home video captured a rocket hitting
in israel, the ceasefire between israel and hamas collapses. now israel's prime minister is readying the troops. hamas fired a rocket into jerusalem today and israel is retaliating. three been moving tanks and troops towards the border. the situation has been changing all day long. will thomas starts off the news edge with the latest. >> people on both sides of the border are living in fear and the death toll is rising. we're talking about a situation that is on the brink of war and a ground invasion is becoming more likely and just a short time ago more massive explosions, this time in gaza city. a police station was leveled. israelis don't know who is being targeted or when. palestinian militants launched more than 150 attacks on this third day of fighting. the outskirts of jerusalem were hit, two rockets landing in fields. once again tel aviv under attack. that's israel's largest city. >> right now we have almost 5 million israelis in bomb shelters and they're picking and choosing cities and they're firing at major cities incding our capital. so in the u.s. states terms it would b
know you've just listened to a white house briefing on two big stories. let's talk about israel first. >> reporter: well you're right. we did hear from senior white house officials. aboard air force one the president on his way to southeast asia for a historic trip there. but these activities are really unfolding in israel and the gaza strip is dominating attention worldwide. the president spoke again with the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. he has spoken with him each day before this crisis began to unfold. they talked about the iron dome program, the anti-rocket defense that is so far from what we can tell effectively protecting israel from those rocket strikes out of the gaza strip. the president has also spoken with the new egyptian president, mohammed mersi and turkish prime minister. they have relations with has mass according to the senior official they were encouraged to engage hamas to get them to stop the rocket strikes which the official characterized as the precipitating factor in this exchange of rocket fire from israel and hamas in the gaza strip. finally pros
of jerusalem, under fire. images like these coming in from israel all day. dramatic pictures of families huddled in concrete pipes for safety. the world watching right now and asking, is the region even closer to the brink of war? we'll talk to abc's global affairs anchor christiane amanpour on the ground in jerusalem. but first, we go right to the gaza strip, where abc's alex marquardt is in the heat of the fight tonight. alex? >> reporter: good evening, diane. tonight, there are 20,000 israeli reservists who have been called up. tanks and troops are amassing along the border, not far from here, preparing for a possible ground invasion. missiles and rockets have been flying back and forth. there has been no letup in this deadly escalation. sirens today in one of the most sacred cities in the world. jerusalem, a target for the first time in this battle. a rocket fell ten miles short. no one was hurt. in tel aviv, israelis ran for cover. in all, more than 550 rockets have now been launched at israel, leaving three dead. the military says a third have been intercepted by israel's famed iro
and recently filed for bankruptcy. >>> israel has stepped up its air assault. war planes bombed hamas government and security compounds. israel is sending more reservists to the border, and everyone is waiting are if israeli troops to invade. hamas is lobbing more rockets into israel that randed near -- landed near tel aviv and judge oors -- jerusalem. how the events a world away are playing out here. >> both sides are locked in passionate protests that are escalating with the growing violence abroad. and a ground-swell of pro-palestine supporters in san francisco for the second day in a row. [ crowd noise ] >> reporter: like the fight over abortion and same-sex marriage, all too often there is little middle ground when it comes to israel and palestine. >> the people on one side of the street are screaming for the elimination of the israeli state and calling us commies. >> it's really very hard to understand this. >> reporter: the scale of these protests outside the israeli consulate in san francisco speaks volumes. small clusters of activists outnumbered by those who support palestin
and tell the you what is happening. we have a fox news alert for you. overnight, israel has expanded its air assaults on targets in benghazi. [explosions] >> military has hit more than 180 tax and underground rocket launching sites. this comes after hamas fired rockets at jerusalem. first time this week. militants targeted the holy city. and a strong sign that a ground war could be soon underway. israel's military calling up thousands of reservists to help defend the country. we have a live report for you at the bottom of the hour. and the search continues this morning for two workers still missing after an oil rig burst into flames in the gulf of mexico. the blast bringing fears of another massive oil leak like the bp spill two years ago. the coast guard says no oil is coming from the well and the blaze was quickly put out. it sparked when workers were said to be using the wrong kind of blow torch to cut an oil line. four other workers were badly burned. tragedy averted in the missouri after a woman tells police her son may have been planning a movie massacre like the one in colorado. b
, including an unprecedented attack aimed at the holy city of jerusalem. frightening for israel, responding with a fierce air assault and troops in armored vehicles on the gaza border. at home, president obama is pressing conference to approve legislation to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff. he met with congressional leaders yesterday and said the meeting was constructive. if lawmakers can't make a deal by the new year, taxes will go up and there will be a massive spending cut. and republicans say failure to act not an option. thanks for joining us fox news channel. more headlines, 30 minutes away and now, back to bulls and bears, i'm jamie colby. >> oil spiking here in the u.s. as missiles are flying in the holy land. now some arab leaders, threatening to use oil as a weapon against the u.s. and the battle between israelis in gaza already spilling over here. absolutely, brenda, we've seen oil prices rise. and here is a difference between this and other middle east conflicts and this involves israel at this point and of course we are a little and firm ally of israel, it becomes n
that platform. >>> israel is preparing to escalate its military operations against hamas in gaza. troops in armored vehicles are gathering on the border and 16,000 israeli reservists have been called up. israel's defense minister is also seeking to mobilize as many as 75,000 more. also today, hamas launched rockets at jerusalem. that marks a serious escalation of the conflict that began when israel assassinated the military chief of hamas in response to a hamas rocket attack on israel. >>> closer to home, hundreds are protesting the violence in the middle east outside the israeli consulate in san francisco. pro-palestinian demonstrators say israeli air strikes are attacking innocent civilians. there are a few dozen israel supporters at the same location. they say continuous rocket attacks from hamas have left israel no choice but to take action. israel's consul-general in san francisco warns that things could get more serious. >> at the moment there are about 4.5 million israelis in bomb shelters including my family. this is unstainable. the government must protect its people. that's the
. >> and if air raid sirens sound off in tel aviv as israel prepares a possible ground offensive against hamas. >> in san francisco protest over the unrest there. demonstrators tonight outside the israeli consulate. stay sz.h >> group of pro palestine protestors demonstrate entered front of the israeli consulate in san francisco today. they were calling for an end to israel military strike in the gaza strip. at the same time pro israel demonstrators across the street stressed that israel right to defend itself against rocket attacks. president obama is speaking with middle east leaders tonight about what is going on in the region encouraging israeli prime minister to scale back the violence. $18 is praising egyptian president attempt to ease tension. alex tonight is in the gaza strip. >> there are 20,000 israeli reservist who have been called up. tank and troop are massing along the border not far from here preparing for a possible ground invasion. missile and rockets flying back and forth. there has been no let up in this deadliest ka las vegas. sirens today from one of the most sacre
. >>> the confrontation between israel and the palestinians is escalating. egypt's new islamist government is promising to stand by the palestinians and is telling israel to end its airstrikes on gaza, this as palestinians fire rockets at jerusalem and israel calls up 16,000 reservists increasing the likelihood of a full scale ground war. fox's david lee miller is near the gaza border with more. >> reporter: for the third day in a row israelis ran for cover from rockets by pal standian militants. -- palestinian militants. more than 150 attacks were launched that caused panic and destruction but no fatalities. for the first time in the current conflict air raid sirens were heard in jerusalem where two rockets reportedly landed in an empty field in the outskirts of the city and for the second day in a row israel's largest city tel aviv came under attack. a rocket landed in an unpopulated area. the use of longer range rockets fired by palestinian militants has put more than 4 million israelis in the crosshairs. at this till a video cafe it was business as usual after -- tel aviv cafe it was business as u
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break. the middle east and israel. you have hamas, you have a rom, here we go again. coming up after this neil: welcome back. i know we have our own fiscal cliff to deal with and there is this petraeus crisis, but i hate to burst your bubble. there is a war starting in the middle east right now. israel, hamas, we have a ron and henry kissinger weighing in. how big is this getting? this whole israeli mass? >> it is the middle east, it is the direction of the arab spring has taken. the iranian nuclear program. sitting amidst all of this. [inaudible] neil: how do the other arab nations feel about hamas i heard him saying them saying that they are not fans of hamas. but their public stance versus their private views, they're very different. >> hamas would say that they are a radical organization. they are not involved in the arab spring. even egypt, their population is rapidly growing. so i don't know any with the exception of iran, that would encourage hamas to have the retaliation of you groups. they do have an interest. because it will demonstrate and they look at you in conflict, the
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deadly fighting between israel and hamas. a scandal plagued general on capitol hill. david petraeus testifies about benghazi. >>> and mitt romney speaking out about his election loss, blaming what he called gifts the president gave to people who voted for him. >>> we want to welcome our viewers in the united states and around the world. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> we're following the fighting between israel and hamas. the two sides trading rocket and missile fire with deadly results. let's take you now to the cnn center for the very latest. >> all right, wolf, thank you very much. israeli troops are amassing on the border, waiting for the world to shoulder their weapons and cross into gaza. for people in both gaza and israel, this war is well under way. that is what this war sounds like in israel. wailing sirens warning an hamas ha rocket is only seconds away. this is video from the israeli defense force, a missile hitting a home of a hamas leader. they're proof that the exploesers are stored in buildings. spearheading talks aimed at ending the violence. it
, israel and hamas are inching closer to a ground war in gaza. the palestinian militant group has fired more than 450 rockets at israel this week. three israelis have been killed in the attacks. in response, the israeli air force has pounded hamas targets killing at least 28 palestinians, including some children. air raid sirens sounded today in major cities, including jerusalem and tel aviv. allen pizzey is there. >> reporter: nearly 100 rockets fired from gaza made it into israel today, sending people shnning for shelters. and for the first time ever, a missile reached the edge of jerusalem. hamgrowing threat from hamas is pushing israel closer to a ground war. israeli troops and armor are massing along the boarder with gaza. 16,000 reservists have already been called up and the cabinet approved plans that could raise that to 75,000. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu warned that his government was prepared to expand its operation into gaza. rrat carries the risk of more casualties on both sides. at least 28 palestinians have been killed so far, half of them civilians, includin
. in the newsroom, ama date, abc7 news. >> thank you. let's go overseas. a massive blast rocked gaza city as israel and hamas edge closer to the brink of war. it struck the police headquarterses and it was more than 180 strikes in the past few hours. the battle began when israel killed hamas' military leader in retaliation hamas fired hundreds of rockets into israel from the gaza strip. israel is targeting possible hamas rocket sites. they also have 75,000 troops ready to march into gaza if necessary. president obama says he supports israel's right to defend itself. now, the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco. the palestinian demonstrators want to see an end to the strikes on the gaza strip. and right across the street, israeli supporters shouted their nation is acting in self-defense. >>> new at 11:00, a road rage incident in fremont escalate need a physical fight before police arrested one of the drivers. it happened in the middle of auto mall parkway. police say both drivers, one in a cement truck, stopped right in the middle of the road claiming to have been cutoff. the driver of the
you. let's go overseas. a massive blast rocked gaza city as israel and hamas edge closer to the brink of war. it struck the police headquarterses and it was more than 180 strikes in the past few hours. the battle began when israel killed hamas' military leader in retaliation hamas fired hundreds of rockets into israel from the gaza strip. israel is targeting possible hamas rocket sites. they also have 75,000 troops ready to march into gaza if necessary. president obama says he supports israel's right to defend itself. now, the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco. the palestinian demonstrators want to see an end to the strikes on the gaza strip. and right across the street, israeli supporters shouted their nation is acting in self-defense. >>> new at 11:00, a road rage incident in fremont escalate need a physical fight before police arrested one of the drivers. it happened in the middle of auto mall parkway. police say both drivers, one in a cement truck, stopped right in the middle of the road claiming to have been cutoff. the driver of the cement truck pulled out a hammer an
: we are going to take a quickbreak. the middle east and israel. you have hamas, you have a rom, you have hamas, you have a rom, here we go again. 4g lte is the fastest. so, which supeast 4g lte service would yochoose, based on this chart ? don't rush into it, i'm not looking for the fastest answer. obviously verizon. okay, i have a different chart. going that way, does that make a difference ? look at verizon. it's so much more than the other ones. so what if we just changed the format altogether ? isn't that the exact same thing ? it's pretty clear. still sticking with verizon. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined. neil: welcome back. i know we have our own fiscal cliff to deal with and there is this petraeus crisis, but i hate to burst your bubble. there is a war starting in the middle east right now. israel, hamas, we have a ron and henry kissinger weighing in. how big is this getting? this whole israeli mass? >> it is the middle east, it is the direction of the arab spring has taken. the iranian nuclear program. sitting amidst all of this. [inaudible] n
in court. simpson plunged the knife into frasier's neck out of fear on her own safety. >>> israel is moving to a possible ground view in gaza calling up the reservist. they said that no decision has been made and the israeli armor has been massing around the border. they fired at jerusalem for the first time on friday. israeli aircrafts have been hitting the militant strongholds. >>> with the threat of the ground battle brewing in the battle zone, they are standing by ready. even some of them close to 6,000 miles away. we spoke to the idf reservist in washington, d.c. and whose trip may be cut short if contentions continue to escalation. >> this is gaza and as you can see we actually bombed inside there also. and these are parts of israel. >> reporter: he's suppose to be vacationing with friends here in the nation's capital. but instead in the past couple of days, the 23-year-old has been glued to the news of the deadly missile strikes in his home country of israel. >> and they have just asked to bring in 75,000 troops. >> reporter: he's one of them. just two months removed from the active
. around 200 strikes since midnight. overnight, we've watched israel pound some of hamas' most important buildings. and many are wondering whether this aerial campaign will soon become a ground invasion. this is life in gaza these days. a relentless stream of booms and whooshes, as israeli missiles land and militant rockets are launched. in israeli crosshairs overnight, hamas' seat of power, the government headquarters, blown up. another hamas building targeted from the sea. all reduced to rubble. in israel on friday, sirens in jerusalem, as the sacred city was targeted for the first time in more than 40 years. a rocket fell ten miles short. no one was hurt. two days in a row, residents of tel aviv, the commercial center, ran for cover, as sirens sounded. >> you know, life is continuing. we're not going to let hamas or other people in gaza to interrupt my way of life. >> reporter: 3 israelis and almost 40 palestinians have been killed in the past 4 days. around half of them, civilians. we saw the wounded rushed to gaza's biggest hospital. its intensive care unit filled with what doctors
they'll do to avoid map a aviv today, tensions grew between israel and hamas. this is the thirtd day of violence, and missles have >> and abc 7 news mark matthews is live with us on montgomery street. and not a lot of rain, just a light sprinkle here in sacramento. not enough to dampen 150 that have gathered here to protest israeli strikes in the gaza strip. this is all part of a battle for public opinion that moved from the streets to the internet. rockets and bombs in gaza. the war also online. the battle israeli forces and hamas both using the internet to get messages out at the moment of israeli forces began hitting targets they sent out a tweet saying the defense forces have begun a wide spread campaign on terror. moments later, posted a video of a deadly air strike. >> it's something that is being fought on television, on web sites, in social media. >> the council general calls it a battle for legitimacy. >> today, in the global world is a strong component of norm relations he says it's a battle israel is winning in the u.s.. >> i would say overwhelming majority is very support
a second night of protest. hundreds of people gathered to speak out on the violence between israel and the pelestinians. san francisco police were on hand at montgomery and sacramento trying to keep distance between the palestinian supporters on the one side and a small group of israeli backers. israel is now mobilizing 75,000 reservists ahead of a possible ground invasion. >>> the increased fighting has people more and more concerned about a possible all out war. >> reporter: anti war protesters gathered. many bay area families are in contact with loved ones, palestinian american abushaben says says relatives have had explosions right next to their homes. >> they're afraid if something happens everything will fall on them. >> reporter: though upset that in her opinion media and public interest centers on israel she's sad to see innocent people killed on both sides. >> i know how people have feelings against their enemies but we're all human. >> reporter: cythia and jake are also worried with relatives in israel. >> it's a constant in the back of your mind fear that there's going
and israel, with israel expa expanding its air assaults targeting gaza's infrastructure. hamas is firing back with new longer range weapons, reaching jerusalem for the first time. we've got reporters standing by live in tel aviv and gaza. >>> then we'll introduce you to a pretty incredible 9-year-old girl that was left paralyzed by a car accident caused by a drunk driver. she wanted him to understand just how his actions impacted her life. she wrote a very emotional letter that was read at his sentencing. >>> and it's been a year since michelle parker was last seen. she disappeared the same day she appeared on an episode of "the people's court." we'll get an update on where that investigation stands. >>> cheer leading a fun part of many sports in high school, college and pros, but it can be incredibly dangerous as well and that has a lot of parents worried. coming up, the consequences when things go wrong. >>> a bit later, lauren scruggs is going to stop by. it's been nearly a year since she was injured by a spinning propeller. she's doing amazingly well, but it's been a tough road. she'll jo
is also showing targets on the gaza shore line. meanwhile this rocket that hit a city near tel aviv israel. the air sirens were going off since 1991 these photos of dead children is really is the oppressor, not the victim appeared >> this is not a government peace they are a government of war in their behavior is causing killings. >> the israeli defense minister that there are multiple militant g groups behind these attacks hamas.. still blaminto blame-for these attacks. >> israel has the right to defend itself but what is the u.s. role, if any? >> i think it is complicated. weather or not the u.s. people want the united states to take an active role. >> that is something that we do not need that right now because we to focus on our economy but the role on each chip is more sympathetic towards hamas. they are going to be lending humanitarian effort to from- the country of egypt. and there is also supposed to be a cease-fire but rockets for still exchange. we are still trying to figure out what is the united states relationship with egypt. this will complicate that as far is the arabic move
'll look at at saturday. a powder keg in the middle east aerial assaults intensify as israel and hamas move to the bripg of all out war. >>> general petraeus on capitol hill caught up on a personal scandal. he gives his version of what happened in the september attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >>> then holiday movies, from a return to middle earth to a boy and a tiger at sea on a very small boat. >>> and a high school football star unlike any you have ever seen living out his dream. all of that and so much more on cbs this morning saturday november 17th 2012. >>> good morning, thanks for being with us. welcome to the week end. >> happy weekend. >> we begin with the escalating crisis in the middle east. this morning israeli war planes bombed several targets in the hamas controlled gaza strip and israel called up thousands of reservist for a possible invasion and they spoke with israeli leaders on friday night reiterating israel has a right to defend itself and he also spoke with egyptian leaders trying to diffuse the conflict. allen pizzey is in tel a
building targeted from the sea. all reduced to rubble. in israel on friday, sirens in jerusalem, as the sacred city was targeted for the first time in more than 40 years. a rocket fell ten miles short. no one was hurt. two days in a row, residents of tel aviv, the commercial center, ran for cover, as sirens sounded. >> you know, life is continuing. we're not going to let hamas or other people in gaza to interrupt my way of life. >> reporter: three israelis and almost 40 palestinians have been killed in the past 4 days. around half of them, civilians. we saw the wounded rushed to gaza's biggest hospital. its intensive care unit filled with what doctors say are just civilians. are you able to cope if this escalation continues? >> if it continues, we can't. of course, we can't. >> reporter: it looks set to continue, with columns of israeli tanks and troops massing along the border with gaza, fueling fears here of a ground war. the israeli army has called up 20,000 reservists. it's clear that israel is preparing for a drawn-out conflict. local authorities have been told to be ready
everyone. >>> good morning. breaking news. israel and militants trade air strikes overnight. israeli troops mass along the gaza border. could it lead to war? we're live in gaza and tel aviv. >>> welcome to the white house. jill kelley and paula broadwell, the two women at the cente of the scandal involving david petraeus both guest at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. what were they doing there? how did they get access to so many powerful people? >>> and, half baked. twinkie lovers rushing to stores nationwide amid word that their maker is going out of business. is it really the end for the beloved treat? we'll talk to someone in our staff who just bought a lifetime supply. today is saturday, november 17th, 2012. >> from nbc news, this is "today." with lester holt and erica hill. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm erica hill. many of you may be in mourning this morning for the twinkie. or the snowball. or the ding dong or the ho-ho. >> you know, they overlook snowball. >> that was your snack of c
heridos. >> pasamos al medio oriente, en donde se cumplen dÍas de tensiÓn en israel y palestina.75 mil reservistas se movilizaron en respuesta al lanzamiento de un misil. israel tambiÉn bombardeÓ el ministerio del interior de hamas. por primera vez desde la guerra del golfo en 1991. >> el congresista por la florida el republicano mario dÍaz-balart inicia una propuesta. dijo que para esto se ha reunido para representantes de ambos partidos para una ley que permita regularizar a los indocumentados y solucionar el problema de inmigraciÓn, sea una realidad en el futuro prÓximo. >> nuevos propuestas las condiciones en que se encuentran los indocumentados a nivel nacional, carlos botifoll nos dice para que una coaliciÓn de california la situaciÓn es alarmante. >> para lidia que tiene a su hijo preso por inmigraciÓn, no solamente el dolor que estÁ separado de sus hijos, si no el maltrato que enfrenta y la amenaza de la deportaciÓn. >> extraÑa estar con su familia, o sea, Él no puede pasar el dolor porque todos estamos aquÍ. lo que denuncia abusos extremos en donde lleva 11 meses
"newsline." >>> thousands of israeli reserve troops are being mobilized. the call-up comes as israel continues to launch aerial and artillery attacks on the gaza strip in response to missile strikes by the islamist group hamas. israeli aircraft attacked targets in gaza for the third straight day on friday, killing two people. the islamist group hamas and other palestinian militants are returning rocket fire. the israeli government began calling up 16,000 reserve troops after a rocket struck near the largest commercial city of tel aviv on thursday. tanks have also been deployed near the border with gaza. the attack on the densely populated city was the first since the gulf war about 20 years ago. air raid sirens sent residents running for shelter. in gaza, egypt's prime minister hisham qandil, met hamas leader ismail haniya on friday. qandil later visited a hospital to visit wounded people. he went on to denounce the bombings in front of israeli reporters. israel and egypt have an existing peace treaty, but relations have chilled since the fall of the government of president hosni mub
israelíes hoy sábado el sistema de autodefensa evitó que otro misil llegue al corazón financiero de israel. >>> si la cosa se pone peor, vuelvo a e kaur. >>> los diplomáticos llaman a la calma. >>> las embajadas hemos recibido información de auto ri dwaedz a fin que sean distribuida a los compatriotas en este sentido en las recomendaciones lo más importante mantener la calma el ejerército israelí convocó are r vistas... es ciudadano israelí de descendencia argentina. >>> si no me llaman yo voy a ir voluntariomente porque como ciudadano israelí tenemos como obligación defender nuestro país>>> la casa blanca y el gobierno de israel han dicho que hamas debe detener su ofensiva de lo contrario tienen el derecho de defenderse, si el panorama se complica la respuesta estaría en operaciones militares, irak insta a países islámico a frenar lo que es una masacre en contra de lo que dicen es la oprimida población m palestina. >>> es un punto que se tienen que defender 6789 se estima que por lo menos hay 40 muertos incluido niños en 3 días de conflictos sólo en gaza estudiantes pales
headquarters, jackie benson, news 4. >>> new explosions in israel. is rail escalated air strikes after two rockets fired from gaza landed just outside the capital of jerusalem today. israel is also known, amassing troops at the border. called up thousand of reservists ahead of potential ground invasion. prime minister netanyahu says the country is ready to take the next step if rocket fear does not stop. focus on capitol hill, remains on administration response to a 9/11 terrorist attack in benghazi libya. a closed door hearing with former cia director, david petraeus. jim? >> reporter: what general petraeus told lawmakers today has done little to clear up who knew what and when. what is clear is that initial accounts of a spontaneous uprising were quickly debunked. general petraeus said some in the cia immediately thought the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three others was the work of terrorists. he also said the white house withheld that information to avoid revealing the u.s. was on al qaeda's trail. that differs from what petraeus himself said three days after the atta
travel day wednesday of next week. >> all important. thank you, topper. >>> israel tonight calling up 16,000 reservists for what could be a possible ground invasion in gaza. israeli warplanes war dropping bombs on hamas targets and militants were firing right back with a rocket aimed at tel aviv which ended up landing in the sea. israel said if hamas continues firing missiles at them, they may send the tanks into gaza. >>> steve colbert says there are only a couple of differences between him and the brand new fax figurine revealed today at madam tusseaus here in d.c. the real colbert says he's already broadcasted naked from the waist down. couldn't get away with that on this show. bruce leshan reports there's yet another difference as well. >> ladies and gentlemen, one, two, me. >> reporter: stephen colbert plays a right wing pundit on comedy central. like anyone vain enough to appear on tv every night. >> i may be a news junkie but i also got to have my story. >> reporter: he just cannot get enough of himself. ah, self-love. colbert said the artist painted him in dots and measured him w
out on the violence between israel and the pelestinians. san francisco police were on hand at montgomery and sacramento trying to keep distance between the palestinian supporters on the one side and a small group of israeli backers. israel is now mobilizing 75,000 reservists ahead of a possible ground invasion. >>> the increased fighting has people more and more concerned about a possible all out war. >> reporter: anti war protesters gathered. many bay area families are in contact with loved ones, palestinian american abushaben says says relatives have had explosions right next to their homes. >> they're afraid if something happens everything will fall on them. >> reporter: though upset that in her opinion media and public interest centers on israel she's sad to see innocent people killed on both sides. >> i know how people have feelings against their enemies but we're all human. >> reporter: cythia and jake are also worried with relatives in israel. >> it's a constant in the back of your mind fear that there's going to be something that will happen. there'll be an attack
. israel had launched multiple air strikes since wednesday when it killed hamas's top military commander. they say the attack is in response to missiles fired into israel from gaza. three israelis and 29 palestinians were killed in the back and forth rocket attacks. >>> president obama is staying in touch with israeli and egyptian leaders during these attacks. the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu called the president yesterday to provide an update. mr. obama also spoke with egyptian president morsi and praised his efforts to ease tensions in the region. the white house says president obama supports israel's right to teefd itself but that he wants td situation resolved quickly as possible. >>> today the president takes his first overseas trip since winning re-election. mr. obama will head to southeast asia for a four-day visit and attend a summit in cambodia as well as stop in thailand. he will be the first u.s. president to visit myanmar where he'll meet with democratic activist aung san suu kyi. >>> this morning leaders in congress say they are optimistic they can reach a deal
of the talking points. on capitol hill, danielle nottingham, cbs 5. >>> israel is apparently preparing for an escalation of its military operation against hamas in the gaza strip. troops and armored vehicles are gathering on the border and 16,000 israeli reservests have called up. the defense minister is mobilizing as many as 75,000 more. this comes as hamas launched rockets at jerusalem. ken bastida has more. dozens are protesting the violence in the middle east. >> reporter: we're on the 600 block of montgomery downtown. there are hundreds of people down here protesting the situation in the middle east right now. on one side of the street, you're looking at right now the pro-palestinian side. they are out in front of the israeli consulate. and on the other side of the street is the pro-israeli side, much smaller group of people. and they continue to shout back and forth on montgomery street here. i talked to one demonstrator who says he realizes the shooting is going back and forth it's just not right. >> they are firing back and forth. but the palestinians aim at the soldiers wherea
on thursday afternoon. >> across the street, mike harris defended israel's military strikes. >> israel has the right to defend citizens.. >> the battle for public opinion, israeli forces and hamas are both using the internet to get the messages out. at the moment they sent out a tweet saying the defense forces has begun a campaign on terror. >> and moments later they posted an video of an air strike hamas responded for every strike there is a tweet or video post, a war of information in the struggle to win hearts and minds. >> that is being fought on television and web sites and social media. >> the israeli consul general calls it a battle for legitimacy. >> i would say there is a majority that is supportive. americans understand. >> would it matter if public opinion turned against israel? >> when it comes to protecting lives of children i think at the end of the day it does not matter. >> the chair says it does matter, more than israeli y admit. >> two days ago there is considerable support that would not be in the position it is. >> now, social media has had an impact on the arab spring.
, the latest from israel s rocket attacks continued on both sides of the gaza border. a colete update on the rising tensions. in a moneyline tonight, stocks ending the week on a positive note. posting the biggest gains today since election day on optimism that our leaders in washington will reach a deal to avoid a fiscal clef. the dow jones industrial rick breaking a four day losing streak. s&p up six and a half. nasdaq bros -- rose 16. the s&p down one and half percent. the nasdaq six week losing stak, the longest in almost four and a half years. four and a half years. and economic news, hrricane sandy took a toll on industrial production. it fell fortunes of a percent. economists expecting a two tenths of a percent increase. the yield on a ten year treasury note moving down. crude-oil prices down selling at $86.67 per barrel. and in corporate news, though losing more than 7% in its share price after reporting late yesterday, quarterly earnings fell by nearly 50%. good news for facebook. that stock up more than 6%. the social network share is holding up despite the expiration of some
colby, the stop story we're watching right now is this new video from tel aviv, israel, the city is under attack. take a look at this, the israel iron dome rocket defense system has shot down a rocket, the third straight day that gaza militants have fired these rockets at tel aviv. folks ran for cover and cheered as the interception took place and israel putting troops in armored vehicles on the gaza border at this hour raising concerns of ground assaults on gaza may be imminent. we're tracking the developments for you. a horrifying crash between a train and school bus garien kindergarteners, reports nearly 50 people killed. happened in southern egypt and appeared the railroad crossing wasn't closed as the train sped toward the bus and distraught family members at the scene are searching for loved ones. i'll send you back now to cavuto on business. i'm jamie colby. keep it on fox. >> neil: do you think the victims of sandy are fuming at fema now, with the cash dwindling they're prepared to ask for at taxpayer funded bailout and reports that fema and red cross workers in new york
. fox news is closely monitoring the growing tensions between israel and hamas in the gaza strip. at this hour, the air strikes are continuing with israel launching nearly 200 strikes this morning. one apparently striking down a rocket aimed at tel aviv. we'll have the very latest in a live report, plus an exclusive with israel's deputy knesset speaker, live from tel aviv. hearings from capitol hill this week about the benghazi attack. but did we get all the answers? fair and balanced, we'll be talking to lawmakers in both sides of the aisle. plus the impact of david petraeus' testimony from former attorney general alberto gonzalez will be coming your way. they fought in iraq and afghanistan. now they're fighting to help people rebuild their lives after super storm sandy. how these veterans and their new mission of mercy is making an impact, when america's news headquarters starts at the top of the hour. don't go away. see you then. >> nearly three weeks after super storm sandy and thousands of people still without power. now calls to start burying power lines under ground everyw
. cc >> eliot: while the election has focused on future hamas and israel continue an escalation of their conflict? we begin with the testimony of general petraeus. the testimony was closed to the public but inside members were shown realtime video of the attack taken by predator drone. petraeus believed immediately it was a terrorist act and opinions were changed by other agencies before being released. i assured that changes were not made for political reasons. he concluded that ambassador's rice intelligence reflected the best intelligence at the time that could be released publicly. >> the problem with what susan rice is not what she had stuck shuck with it. she went beyond that. >> meanwhile, gas are a firing rockets and israel responded by removing 16,000 reswervist troops to the border. today strongly asserted egypt's support, i repeat. he warned that quote, egypt today is different from egypt yesterday and the asias today are different from the asias yesterday. joining me now pj crowley. now a professor at george washington university. thank you for joining us. >> a pleas
of a very scary flare-up between israel and gaza. we do not know exactly what started this most recent round of fighting, but we do know that an israeli air strike killed the top commander of hamas in gaza on wednesday, and we know then that that was followed by rocket attacks aimed at southern israel and then tel aviv, and then today jerusalem. israel has been pounding gaza with air strikes. the attacks appeared to be rapidly escalating including signs that israel is preparing for a ground incursion into gaza. "the new york times" citing reports of israeli tanks massing on the border with gaza. amid all of this in the world, today washington was consumed with two major issues. the first was the start of negotiations to head off a deliberate crisis that d.c. created for itself so they could come to a few new deal between the parties and between the president and congress on spending and taxes and the deficit. that negotiation started today. the white house said top level white house staffers will be continuing those negotiations that started today, even while the president is off on this big
to that the escalating tension between israel and hamas and the head spins, martha. >> you need a flow chart for this week. incredible that one week ago tonight we learned about david petraeus and that he resigned as c.i.a. director and today he is up on capitol hill testifying about benghazi. of course, this happened september 11 of this year, the attack in benghazi. a lot of different stories right away about why that happened, how that happened, but it was susan rice, u.n. ambassador, i think it was five days later on the sunday talk shows saying that she thought it came as a result of some protests and because of the egyptian in cairo, there were protests about this anti-muslim film. the republicans have pounced on that. you heard john mccain and lindsey graham saying there is no way they want her to be secretary of state, nominated to secretary of state. everybody knew that it was terrorism. >> everybody knew it was terrorism. well, today, one of the things that david petraeus said is that he knew right away it was terrorism. and in the talking points, they took that out because it was
. a second system arrives by tonight. >> new, just moments ago israel announced its defense system shot down a palestine rocket. >> okay. >> reporter: a reporter is in gaza for cnn. they are trying to stay safe. just a couple hours ago she posted on facebook a message that said explosions every few minutes, it just won't stop. israel launched two hundred air strikes overnight. the palestine responded by firing five hundred rocket this is week including an unprecedented attack aimed at the jerusalem. a cease fire seems increasingly unlikely. >>> the threat of a war in the middle east is frightening people here. a group of palestine supporters held a peace rally. locals with loved ones over there say the identifying will continue to escalate. >> they are afraid because you know all the -- all the bedrooms have all these windows. they are afraid everything will fall on them. >> it's a constant in the back of your mind fear that there is going to be something that will happen. there will be an attack. >> the president called on both israel and egypt in the homes of working together to dees
alert. i'm jamie colby. new fears that a ground war between israel and hamas militants could be imminent at this hour. the israeli military is calling upon thousands of reservists launching air strikes aimed at government and police compounds and smuggling tunnels in the gaza strip. it follows hundreds of rocket attacks from gaza, including one that you see here intercepted a short time ago in tel aviv. look at the spot shadow. israelis so relieved, they broke out in cheers when the rocket was destroyed. it's just one of dozens of rockets that were fired into israel today. also we're continuing to follow the coast guard searching for two workers that are missing after a fire erupted on an oil platform in the gulf of mexico. flames broke out as workers were using a torch to cut an oil line. least four workers hospitalized suffering from critical injuries. i'm jamie colby. see you at 1:00 p.m. eastern. now back to forbes on fox only on the fox news channel. >> getting hit with higher taxes is not the only threat of going over the fiscal cliff. energy companies and others warning that when
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today on the border between israel and gaza. >> the wail of arab sirens could be heard in jerusalem today. two rockets landed on the outskirts of that city, the first attacks on jerusalem during this latest fight. sirens also sounded sending people reyesing for shelter. three is ray lease have died in recent days but gaza is suffering the largest toll. iraeli at least 23 palestinians including six children have been killed in the past few days and this fighting could soon turn into a ground war. israel continued to move troops to the border today preparing for a possible invasion of gaza. both the u.s. state department and the united nations are urging israel to end the violence. >>> the narm transportation safety board says it will be looking at video from the camera on the front of a locomotive in yesterday's deadly crash that killed four veterans. it happened in mid land texas during a parade honoring wounded vets. the train hit one of the parade floats at a crossing where records show there have been ten other accidents over the past 33 years. witnesses say one of the vets pushe
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near israel's two largest cities today in the latest round of fighting with hamas militants. >> reporter: this was the scene in tel aviv. the officials say rockets fired from gaza did not reach land but fell into the sea [sirens] >> air raid sirens went off in jerusalem. rockets went off to the south of the city. no injuries reported. they are drafting reserve troops as the leaders consider waging a ground campaign. it left 45 people dead and two70 wounded since wednesday. gaza is suffering the largest human toll, the missiles pounded the gaza strip today. at least 23 pal stable conditionians, including six children, have been killed. the u.s. state department and the united -- palestinians, including six children, have been killed. the u.s. state department and the united states are talking. >>> the coach says there are no restrictions on his activities, harbough had a surgery yesterday. >> it is amazing. the heart rate gets back to normal. so, it is -- it is great that they had that technology to get that done. but, the flutter is something that i have had for awhile. pro
to the attack in benghazi? do we talk about sexual liaisons and e-mails? to talk about israel and gaza, the possibility of the fiscal cliff? let's start with the sex. [laughter] cia director resigns after the fbi uncovers e-mails showing that general david petraeus had an extramarital affair with his biographer, paula broadwell, a married mother of two. talk about unlimited access. the general was up on capitol hill talking about the benghazi hearings as we were recording this program, so we don't know what he said yet. >> we are safer because of the work that gave petraeus has main hope right now is that he and his family are able to move on and this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> extraordinary career. david petraeus is a highly decorated four-star army general with a ph.d. from princeton university. roger, you have been around for awhile. how does a smart guy like that get into a mess like this? >> i think you said it, let's get to the sex. he is america's spymaster, aside from all the other degrees and all that. he is running
. israel has called up 16,000 reservists for a possible ground attack on gaza. that is the same day hamas fired rockets at jerusalem for the first time. a visit by the egyptian prime minister failed to stop escalating violence. the israeli army sent messages to gaza residents, warning them to steer clear of hamas operatives. a week after stepping down as cia director over a sex scandal, it was back to capitol hill for general david petraeus. he met privately with the house and senate committees to discuss the attack in libya on the u.s. consulate. petraeus testified classified intelligence showed the deadly raid that killed here americans was an act of terrorism. he withheld the information to avoid tipping them off. although petraeus's testimony was comprehensive, there is a long way to go. >> president obama and congressional leaders are promising to compromise after their first face-to-face meeting on the fiscal clip since the election. and they all want to prevent massive tax increases and massive spending cuts from taking effect. democrats recognize they will have to give a little. >
attack. israel has launched multiple air strikes since wednesday when it killed hamas's top israeli commander. israel says the attack is in response to missiles fired into israel from gaza. three israelis and 29 palestinians were killed in the back and forth rocket attack. president obama is staying in touch with israeli and egyptian leaders. israeli prime minister netanyahu called the president yesterday to provide an update of the situation. mr. obama also spoke with egyptian president morsi and praised his efforts to ease tensions in the region. the white house says president obama supports israel's right to defend itself but that he wants the situation to be resolved as quickly as possible. >>> right now one of this year's most high profile charities is getting ready to demonstrate here in washington. supporters of the invisible children, the charity that made the viral video kony 2012 are attending a global summit at the washington convention center to press leaders on stopping joseph kony. he is the man said to be responsible for the kidnapping and murder of thousands of child
of israel, amazingly strong stateswoman. one of the stateswoman in there. i felt like it was very important. it is interesting. she has a story in the history this based so much on what we would call his book, but pushing her way through things. and try to figure out, was the lesson. i don't want to the -- i didn't want to -- she raised so much money in america, came here looking for money and found millions of dollars to support and help israel grow, but i did not want it to be about fund-raising. i found this one story that i love. she used to invite other statesmen out to her house bury she would bring into her kitchen . and first, it took me awhile. i don't want to say that she's in her kitchen doing things. that's not the lesson. but the reason she brought them there is so that they would see the world on her terms. she brings them to her place. it's funny. i handed it into the editor. he said to me, i have one problem with the book. one of the once you looked at. i said, was the problem? you use one word over and over and over again. a fighter. use the word fighter in almost every ent
there's no end in sight. the fighting is intensifying in the middle east as israel announces a bold move. >> janelle wang has the latest in our world tonight. >> egypt's prime minister paid a visit to gads za today to broker a truce. that attempt failed. both sides racheted up the attacks instead. palestinian mill tanlts fired more rockets from gaza today, some landing near jerusalem and tel aviv. the israeli air force responded with more airstrikes of their own wiping out hamas's observe arsenal. gaza is so densely populated, three days of fighting has left three israelis dead. israel has mobilized 16,000 reservists and moved them towards the border for a full scale ground war. that's sparking outrage throughout the world. protests took place in south korea today. >>> david petraeus testified on capital hill today. behind closed doors petraeus apologized about his affair which prompted him to resign last week. after that it was all benghazi. he said the cia figured out immediately that al qaeda was behind the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador and three others. that gave republicans
comes in the midst of a flairup between israel and gaza. we don't know what started the most-recent round of fighting, but we do know a strike killed the top commander of hamas in gaza on wednesday and that was followed by rocket attacks aimed the israel and tel aviv. the attacks appeared to be rapidly escalating including sounds they are preparing for a ground incursion. israeli tanks massing on the border with gaza. amid-all of this in the world, today washington was consumed with two issues. the first was the start of negotiations to head off a deliberate crisis that d.c. created for itself so they could come to a few new deal between the parties and congress on spending and taxes and the deficit. that negotiation started today. the white house said top staffers will be continuing those negotiations that started today even while the president is off on this big historic trip to asia. the other thing consuming washington is the investigation into what happened in benghazi. in the midst of his sex scandal, but the head of the cia david petraeus testified to congress today ab
shuck with it. she went beyond that. >> meanwhile, gas are a firing rockets, and israel responded by removing 16,000 reswervist troops to the border. today strongly asserted egypt's support, i repeat. he warned that quote, egypt today is different from egypt yesterday today are different from the asias yesterday. joining me now pj crowley. now a professor at george washington university. thank you for joining us. >> a pleasure, eliot. >> eliot: it seems to me with all this screaming and shouting about susan rice's testimony. the only thing that struck me for legitimate upset might be that general petraeus has said he believed it was a terrorist and the u.n. ambassador said originally it was not that. is that a legitimate area of some investigation by congress? >> in fairness to susan rice. she did not say it was an act of terrorist. she didn't rule it out either. she made clear her understanding of what happened would evolve over time. the significance of general petraeus on the hill is begin a more fullsome process to answer questions that still don't have complete answers. the s
and burglary. >>> the military for israel said they responded to attacks launched by hamas. the targets are linked to top supply tunnels and the massive police come bound in gaza. home of a hamas ledder was hit. he was not home at the time. militants have unleashed some 500 rockets against israel, including new longer-range rockets that have hit tel aviv and jerusalem. there will be more coming up at 7:00. >> the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco yesterday. the pro palestinian demonstrators want to see an end. but the israeli supporters said their nation is acting in self-defense. >> and a train collided with a school bus carrying kindergartners killing at least 47. it occurred as the bus crossed the track. others are still missing. officials say it appears the railroad crossing was not closed as the train sped toward it. egypt's train has a poor safety record. >>> and also, possible bomb components found in a carry-on bag. new information about the man arrested at oakland airport. and lake tahoe ski resorts prepare for another big >> this is abc7 news. >> authorities in miss
did show the weapon. he faces robbery charges of robbery and burglary. >>> the military for israel said they responded to attacks launched by hamas. overnight targets included buildings link today top hamas officials, supply tunnels, a three-story apartment building and massive police compound in gaza. home of a hamas leader was hit. he was not home at the time. militants have unleashed some 500 rockets against israel, including new longer-range rockets that have hit tel aviv and jerusalem. there will be more coming up at 7:00. >> the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco yesterday. the pro-palestinian demonstrators want to see an end. but the israeli supporters said their nation is acting in self-defense. >> new this morning is southern egypt a train collided with a school bus carrying kindergartners killing at least 47. it occurred as the bus crossed the track. others are still missing. distraught families search the tracks tore loved ones. officials say it appears the railroad crossing was not closed as the train sped toward it. egypt's train has a poor safety record. bad
.n. and the nonaligned movement when it comes to israel and the middle east that said nothing when hamas fired over 500 or 600 missiles at israeli civilians, each missile being a war crime. and when israel finallien hit back by attacking a leader of the militants and started attacking launch sites, suddenly there's a u.n. security council meeting and the nonaligned movement condemns israel. we also learned that despite the ravings of governor romney about obama throwing israel under the bus and the ravings of the republican jewish coalition and other elements of the jewish community, when push comes to shove, the obama administration stood by israel. >> we'll discuss gaza tomorrow. there's been asymmetry in the moral intent has been to go after civilians stated aim of the idf is to avoid civilians. in the actual death toll, we're seeing more civilian lives in gaza dead than israelis. i want to make sure people are aware of that. we'll talk about this much more tomorrow, joy. >> we now know that the beltway sort of means that there was a lack of african-american enthusiasm to re-elect the president was
of western europe, canada, most of our allies, most democracies -- not israel, india and some other countries -- but most countries are due to adhere to protocol i. during the '80s the united states conducted a series of war games, they changed sides and so on and the side that you follow protocol i rules, guess what? they always lost the war game. during the 1990s at amnesty international charged the united nations -- charged the united states air force with serious violations of the laws of war during the bombing campaigns in kosovo and yugoslavia. they brought these charges before a u.n.-sponsored international criminal tribunal for the former yugoslavia which uses protocol i, so amnesty international decried the consistent failure to give effective warning to civilians before bombing. human rights watch complained that the u.s. air force was too concerned with insuring pilot safety. these were american lawyers writing this, complaining about the american air force, too worried about the safety of american service members. so these are the global rules. when people talk about global rules,
on in the middle east. this situation is heating up increasingly between israel and the leadership in gaza. what's your sense of how this affects what president obama has to do? >> it's not really a war. israel will win if there is a lopsided war. you have a powerful machine in the middle east and then you have gaza that has a few rockets. that's a tactical move that the israelis have undertaken. understandable because of the rocket fire they faced. but what is the long term strategy? what are they going to do about gaza? they tried to economically choke it off, it didn't work. they tried this military operation before including a ground invasion. didn't really work. where are they going here? and that's where the united states can be helpful. >> fareed zakaria, always a pleasure seeing you. one of the richest men in the world says i may have to go dress shopping in a few years. maybe help help me get something nice. warren buffett is on the show next. ♪ announcing the all-new 2013 malibu from chevrolet. ♪ with a remarkable new interior featuring the available chevrolet mylink infotainment s
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